She has done so amid concern that the price of our weekly shop had risen considerably due to the supermarkets no longer being able to make offers such as 3 for the price of 2 and extra loyalty card points on certain products.
Some customers saw the scrapping of promotion offers as a way for the supermarkets to cash in on the COVID-19 crisis. Something that was strenuously denied by the retailers.
From Tuesday promotional offers will be available to shoppers at the country’s supermarkets again.
A Ministerial Decree allowing promotion offers again will take effect from midnight.